RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

A collection of news and information related to Tallahassee (Leon, Florida) published by this site and its partners.

Top Tallahassee (Leon, Florida) Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • 3rd Florida judge rules gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    MIAMI A third South Florida judge in 18 days has declared Florida's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, ruling the 2008 state amendment a violation of same-sex couples' due process and equal protection "The ruling itself is unambiguous and so is the...
  • Florida effort to teach kids about money needs to go farther

    It's not often lately that Florida is held up as a role model in the world of education. So learning that Florida is the first state to adopt the Council for Economic Education's National Standards for Financial Literacy sounds like rare and welcome...
  • Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill

    Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill
    The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
  • Mayo: All Aboard, Florida? Not really; train gets more foes

    Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project? I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
  • Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

    Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field
    Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
  • Miami-Dade judge finds gay marriage ban in Florida unconstitutional

    Miami-Dade judge finds gay marriage ban in Florida unconstitutional
    A Miami-Dade judge on Friday overturned Florida's gay marriage ban, the second judge in as many weeks to make that historic ruling. In a 36-page ruling filled with soaring language, Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel concluded that the ban, added to Florida's...
  • Judge orders new Florida congressional districts

    Judge orders new Florida congressional districts
    TALLAHASSEE — A judge on Friday gave the Legislature two weeks to redraw illegally gerrymandered congressional maps, throwing into question when Floridians will vote for their U.S. representatives. Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis also ordered state...
  • Overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics

    Who do our politicians represent — their constituents or big funders? Consider the U.S. Sugar Corp. Maybe you share U.S. Sugar's views about Florida's tax, agricultural and environmental policies; maybe you don't. But you didn't give over $650,000...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • UCF, UF, FSU rate among best values in new Money magazine ranking

    UCF, UF, FSU rate among best values in new Money magazine ranking
    Several Florida universities -- including UCF, UF and FSU -- rate among the nation's best values in higher education, according to the first-ever college rankings released this week by Money magazine. The University of Florida, located in Gainesville,...
  • Redistricting challenge, Vietnam War, and Otis: Letters

    Redistricting challenge Florida's Republican Legislature created clearly illegal congressional districts and then moaned that fixing them would delay the upcoming election and cause all sorts of turmoil. Thus, lawmakers got what they wanted in the first...